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Active as of Fall Semester 2010

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
2-D Design & Color

2. Course Prefix & Number:
ARTS 1459

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This course is an introduction to the elements and principles of two-dimensional design presented through study of significant master works by artists from various cultures. Projects will emphasize creative decision-making and development of the language of visual composition. This class is recommended for students going into visually oriented fields of study such as visual arts, graphic design, architecture, etc. Art majors and minors should schedule it early in their first year of study. It also fulfills the liberal arts requirements for non-art majors. MnTC Goal 6

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Next Gen Reading Score: 237

6. Prerequisite Courses:

ARTS 1459 - 2-D Design & Color

There are no prerequisites for this course.

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Must have the ability to physically manipulate basic art tools such as pencils, erasers, charcoal, brushes paint and so on.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

ARTS 1459 - 2-D Design & Color

There are no corequisites for this course.